Early season trails

Aldaron

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Ugggg! I'm having a hard time deciding where to go this weekend! I'm not used to having so many options open this early and it's messing with my head!
 

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Haha! So you have too many options and that's a problem?? The Uintas are looking pretty nice... you planning to backpack?
 

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Yeah, and I'm heading to the Uintas...I just can't pick a trail. How about you?
 

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I think I'm going to go do an 'old dog' hike with Nikita so maybe something like the Ruth Lake area or Cuberant Basin areas. Really short and easy. I don't get to take Nikita on many hikes anymore so it seems like a good opportunity. I was going to stay home and move into my new basement but it looks like that'll have to wait a week. From the sound of the Uintas Conditions thread, most hikes that don't involve crossing a pass should be golden. It'd be pretty sweet to catch Amethyst with ice still in it.
 

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Yeah, I'd go to Amethyst, but my Parks pass expired two weeks ago, and I'm too cheap to pay the $3! :)

I think we're heading to Brown Duck Basin. I know how you feel about the south end, but my wife hasn't been there, so it seemed as good a trail as any. I wanted to hit some trails on the north slope, but I figure they're probably pretty swampy messes right now, so I'm going to give them another week or so.

Have fun!
 
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